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Gleiwitz II

Name of the camp - Arbeitslager Gleiwitz II
Commandant of the camp - SS-Oberscharführer Bernhard Becker, SS-Oberscharführer Konrad Friedrichsen, SS-Hauptscharführer Bernhard Rackers
Location - Gliwice
Period of camp existence – May 1944 – 18 January 1945
Work type - production of coal tar (women), repair and maintenance of machinery, factory expansion (men)
Number of prisoners – 740 male prisoners, 371 female prisoners (December 1944)
Employers - Deutsche Gasrusswerke GmbH, Deutsche Ausrüstungswerke (DAW), Borsig-Koks-Werke
Evacuation / Liquidation of the camp – on 18 January 1945 male prisoners were sent to KL Sachsenhausen, female prisoners were sent to KL Ravensbrück

GLEIWITZ II_MAIN GATE.jpg Main gate to the camp Gleiwitz II.

GLEIWITZ II_BARRACK.jpg SS barrack in Gleiwitz II. 

gleiwitz21539.jpgPill box on area of the factory with the entrance to the sub camp in the background (taken 27/9/06 image 1539)

gleiwitz25654.jpgMemorial to the sub camp in a park a few hundred meters from the factory and sub camp (taken 7/6/06 image 5654)

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